Daily Devotions for Tuesday 30th November, 2021

Upper Room day and Gathering for Prayer

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus, Saviour and Lord

Reading : JAMES 5 verses 13-20

Meditation : As we pause with God this morning…
We consider these words from James to other believers.
What is God saying to you today from them?

Pray in response to what you have read
Asking for….

Taking time to pause and listen for God’s answer to you

O Lord
Speak to us
Speak to me
By name
And help me hear
What the Spirit is saying in these days
To me
To my family
To my Church
In Jesus’ name,
Amen.


Midday

Take time to listen for God to speak with you at this time of day
Ask, seek, knock….hear!
Father God…thank you.

Evening
Reading : read the passage again from JAMES 5
Reflect on the words…. and then Pray….to the LORD our God

God of James, our God,
We bring our evening worship to you
As we thank you for who you are
And your good gifts to us today.
As we lay ourselves and our prayer requests before you
As we acknowledge what you are saying to us at this time.
In Jesus’ name.
Amen and Amen.

Daily Devotions for Monday 29th November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from God, the Holy Spirit

Reading : 1 THESSALONIANS 5 verses 16-24

Meditation : take time to consider these words this morning as we pause with Father God.
What is God teaching/reminding you today from His written Word?

Then Pause to Pray in response to our Father God

Pray your own words at the start of this day
Of praise and thanksgiving
Of confession and trust
For yourself and for another

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the work of Open Doors in Bangladesh
God of grace and mercy and rich blessing, hear our prayers we ask.

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from 1 THESSALONIANS 5
Reflect prayerfully on what you read and then pray to our God in response

P ause and wait before Father God
R ejoice in His goodness to you
A sk for His help in praying for others
Y ield to His ways

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Daily Devotions for Sunday 28th November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from the Living God

Reading : PHILIPPIANS 1 verses 3-11

Meditation : take time and consider this passage this Sunday morning.
Why is Paul thankful?
What does he say about his prayer life?
Which words will you take with you today?

And then pray in response to this God we believe and trust in
Pausing – Rejoicing – Asking – Yielding
With thanksgiving!

Amen and Amen we say together.

Midday
Pray the Prayer for the Month as your midday prayer

Father God

As we pause with You

We ask

To be more like Jesus

To keep in step with the Holy Spirit

For others

To meet with Jesus

To know the help of the Spirit

Please

In Jesus’ name

Amen

Evening
Reading : read these particular verses again from PHILIPPIANS 1
Reflect on the words and images as your day closes
And then we pause to pray in response to this God we believe and trust in

Pausing – Rejoicing – Asking – Yielding
With thanksgiving!

Let us have confidence, then, and approach God’s throne, where there is grace.
There we will receive mercy and find grace to help us just when we need it.

What a Friend we have in Jesus!

Jesus, name above all names.

Amen and Amen we say together.

Daily Devotions for Saturday 27th November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus, Son of God

Reading : EPHESIANS 6 verses 10-20

Meditation : As we pause with Jesus this morning…
We slow down and take time to consider these words from Paul
What is God teaching/reminding you here?

And then take time to Pray in response to our God

P-ause as we consider our victorious King
R-ejoice in who Jesus is
A-sk to be more like Him – even today
Y-ield to follow Him closer today

Amen we pray together this new day.

Midday

Pray the Lord’s Prayer as your midday prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven
Hallowed be Your Name.
Your kingdom come
Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread
And forgive us our sins
As we forgive those who sin against us.
Lead us not into temptation
But deliver us from evil.
For Yours is the kingdom, the power and the glory.
Now and for ever
Amen

Evening
Reading : read the verses again from EPHESIANS 6
Reflect on the words…. and then Pause to Pray in response to what you have read

Turn your eyes upon Jesus
Look full in His wonderful face
And the things of earth will grow strangely dim
In the light of His glory and grace

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Daily Devotions for Friday 26th November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus

Reading : EPHESIANS 1 verses 15-23

Meditation : As we pause with God this morning we take the time
and consider all that is said here by Paul in his prayer.

Pray Paul’s words as your own Friday prayer
Asking for others to be richly blessed today

Giving thanks for people you know in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all those in our SE Edinburgh Church Family
Giving thanks for all in God’s Church Family

In Jesus’ name
Amen – we pray together!

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the work of Open Doors in North Africa
Father God, hear our prayers and bless them real good we ask

Evening

Reading : read this passage again from EPHESIANS 1 verses 15-23
Reflect on the words written here and then pray in response to our God
Make Paul’s words your words this Friday evening

Giving thanks for people you know in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all those in our SE Edinburgh Church Family
Giving thanks for all in God’s Church Family

In Jesus’ name
Amen – we pray together!

Daily Devotions for Thursday 25th November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Father God

Reading : 1 CORINTHIANS 12 verses 1-11

Meditation : As we pause with God today consider these words from Paul
What is God teaching/reminding you?

Then pause to pray in response with Him, the Three-in-One
Asking for…..


In Jesus’ name, Amen and Amen!

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the work of Open Doors in India
God of grace…hear our prayers and pour a blessing we ask on this work

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from 1 CORINTHIANS 12
Reflect on the words and truths – at the end of your day
and Pray in response to this God – for others as well as yourself

O Father God, hear us
O Saviour Jesus, help us
O Spirit of God, lead us

In Jesus’ name we pray together.
Amen and Amen!